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Oil Man: The Story Of Frank Phillips & The Birth Of Phillips Petroleum

Wallis, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0312131356 / ISBN 13: 9780312131357
Published by St. Martin's Griffin 1995-05-15, 1995
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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0312131356 Signed by author on half-title page, VG+, 1st Softbound printing, clean & tight, no other markings, very light wear, faint small stain at fore-edge of textblock, a nice copy. .Carefully packaged to protect the corners. Bookseller Inventory # A1382

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Title: Oil Man: The Story Of Frank Phillips & The ...

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin 1995-05-15

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Reprint.

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A rich, rousing gusher of a biography that captures the life and times of an American hero and the birth of the modern oil empire he created.

Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum, was one of the greatest self-made business tycoons of the twentieth century. Here in Oil Man, Michael Wallis, the best-selling historian of the West, present Phillips against a pageant of luminaries and outlaws that includes Will Rogers, Harry Truman, Edna Ferber, J.Paul Getty, and Pretty Boy Floyd. Spanning the finals days of America's frontier West through the Roaring Twenties and two world warn, Oil Man is a bold, colorful biography of the original American entrepreneur. A classic work that continues to gather accolades since its original publication in 1988.

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Michael Wallis is the award-winning author of fourteen books, including Route 66: The Mother Road and Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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